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Stealing your browser history with the W3C Ambient Light Sensor API

A few years ago window.getComputedStyle and the like where adjusted to return the default color of links, instead of the actual color on screen. Security and privacy were the driving factors behind that decision: by styling :visited links with a … Continue reading

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Luna Display’s “Camera Button”

What do you do when Apple keeps on taking away buttons from their devices (and when swipe gestures from nearly all edges are already taken by something else)? Well, you invent a new button: So when we ran out of … Continue reading

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Browsershot: Convert a webpage to an image or PDF using headless Chrome

The folks over at Spatie have just release Browsershot v3: Browsershot is a PHP package which can convert a webpage to an image or pdf. The conversion is done behind the scenes by Puppeteer which controls a headless version of … Continue reading

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Building a desktop application with Electron

Good introductory tutorial on getting started with Electron. A detailed guide on building your very own sound machine using JavaScript, Node.js and Electron Building a desktop application with Electron →

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BADASS

Nice scroll effect on the BADASS Films website: The effect is achieved by placing a duplicate (but clipped) list on top of another one, in combination with scroll velocity calculation to define the slant of the list. BADASS &rarr

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Sticky Sidebar

Sticky Sidebar ⬆⬇ is a pure JavaScript plugin for making smart and high performance sticky sidebar, works with sidebar if it’s taller or shorter than the viewport, integrated with resize sensor to re-calculate the dimensions automatically when the size of … Continue reading

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Create and share beautiful images of your source code with Carbon

Carbon is a great tool to create lovely source code screenshots you can share. Just start typing, or drop a file into the textarea. An example image generated by Carbon is included above. Supports several themes and syntaxes. Carbon →

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Easier imports with Webpack’s resolve.alias

One of the things I find annoying when using import in my JS code is the fact that you need to refer to other local files using (relative) paths. Like so: // Without resolve.alias 😭 import Modal from ‘../../../components/objects/modal/modal’; Coming … Continue reading

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Vapor – Server Side Swift

Interesting to see that Swift can also be used as a serverside language. One can clearly see parallels with other languages and frameworks. For example Vapor comes with an HTTP Package, which – amongst other things – contains a Request … Continue reading

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Gremlins.js – Monkey testing library for web apps and Node.js

gremlins.js is a monkey testing library written in JavaScript, for Node.js and the browser. Use it to check the robustness of web applications by unleashing a horde of undisciplined gremlins. I especially like the syntax to start a test: var … Continue reading

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